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17 Developers Are Testing Coronavirus Vaccines on Humans. Here’s What You Need to Know About Them.

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Editor’s note: This story was last updated on 7/3. Please check back for new information. The race to develop the first widely distributed coronavirus vaccine might be the most hotly pursued scientific frontier since the space race. At least 147 potential COVID-19 […]

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China is Placing Visa Restrictions on US Officials Amid Diplomatic Row Over Hong Kong

In a continuation of China and the United States’ diplomatic tit-for-tat over Hong Kong, China announced on Monday that it is imposing visa restrictions on U.S. officials who have “behaved badly” in regards to the semi-autonomous territory. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian revealed the restrictions at a press conference, with the state-run tabloid Global […]

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Julian Assange Secretly Fathered 2 Kids While Hiding Out in the Ecuadorian Embassy

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. During the seven years Julian Assange spent living in an Ecuadorian embassy, the WikiLeaks founder had a secret pastime: fathering two kids. Stella Morris, a lawyer who’s helped Assange with his case, revealed this weekend that she is not only engaged to […]

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FiveXmore: Black British Mamas Campaign to Raise Awareness About Maternal Health Disparities

Photo: Shutterstock Black women’s ability to get adequate care during pregnancy and childbirth is an international issue. While the United Kingdom has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world, black Brits are still five times more likely to die during pregnancy and after childcare than white women. In response, a group of black […]

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Illegal crossings plunge as US extends policy across border

In this Jan. 11, 2020, photo, Enma Floriana chats with her 13-year-old son in the stairway of a migrant shelter in Mexicali, Mexico. The Guatemalan family is seeking asylum in a San Diego immigration court. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico […]

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